Chennaiyin FC’s campaign in the seventh edition of the Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21) came to a sedate end at the GMC Stadium in Bambolim on Sunday. The two-time champion had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Kerala Blasters.
Chennaiyin thus finished with 20 points to remain eighth in the table. With a game in hand, Blasters is placed second from bottom, with 17 points.
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AS IT HAPPENED
Both the goals came in the first half. After Fatkhulo Fatkhulloev put the former champion ahead, Gary Hooper equalised for Blasters from the penalty spot.
The match got off to a frenetic start with the Chennai men storming towards the Blasters goal in no time. They created as many as four chances within the first three minutes.
Not surprisingly, it was an error from a Blasters defender — Bakary Kone — that opened the…